Cinema Guide

Posted: Thursday, April 07, 2005

OPENING

"Fever Pitch," (PG-13) ***

Where: Glacier Cinema. Times: Friday, 7:20, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 4:20, 7:20, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 4:20, 7:20 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:20 p.m.

Synopsis: A driven career woman (Drew Barrymore) falls for a man maniacally devoted to the Boston Red Sox (Jimmy Fallon). Engaging romantic comedy.

"Sahara," (PG-13) **

Where: Glacier Cinema. Times: Friday, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30, 4:10, 7, 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30, 4:10, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Treasure hunters searching for a long-lost battleship in Africa encounter a mysterious plague. Overlong Indiana Jones retread.

"Born Into Brothels," (NR) ***1/2

Where: Gold Town Nickelodeon. Times: Thursdays, 7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7, 9:15 p.m.; Sundays, 4, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.; shows through Sunday, April 17.

Synopsis: Children of Calcutta prostitutes gain hope and opportunity through photography. This year's Oscar winner for best documentary.

ALSO PLAYING

No anime film this weekend, at Sweet Dream Teas, 8585 Old Dairy Road, near the Nugget Mall. 789-4401. Weekly films resume at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16.

"My Dog Skip," at The Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. Plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9.

CLOSING

"The Jacket," (R) **

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Thursday, April 7, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: A Gulf War veteran is accused of murder, committed to a mental institution and confined in a straight-jacket. A case of style over substance.

"Robots," (PG) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, April 7, 6:50 p.m.

Synopsis: This computer-animated film imagines a world populated by robots. Stars Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Robin Williams and Greg Kinnear.

CONTINUING

"Beauty Shop," (PG-13) ***

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 6:50, 9:10 p.m.; Saturday, 2:10, 4:30, 6:50, 9:10 p.m.; Sunday, 2:10, 4:30, 6:50 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:50 p.m.

Synopsis: Sashaying hairdresser/beauty shop owner Gina (Queen Latifah) goes up against a phony-baloney, hairstylist supreme played by Kevin Bacon.

"Guess Who," (PG-13) *1/2

Glacier Cinemas: Thursday, April 7, 7:20 p.m. 20th Century Twin: Friday, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 4:20, 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2, 4:20, 7 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac star in a comic re-envisioning of "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" with a twist in the racial dynamic.

"Miss Congeniality 2," (PG-13) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, April 7, 7:30 p.m., Friday, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2, 4:40, 7:10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: FBI agent Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock) is pressed back into action when her pageant buddies are abducted in Las Vegas. Uneven sequel.

"The Ring Two," (PG-13) **1/2

Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Friday, 7:30, 10 p.m.; Saturday, 1:40, 4, 7:30, 10 p.m.; Sunday, 1:40, 4, 7:30 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Synopsis: Naomi Watts returns as reporter Rachel Keller in this follow-up to 2002's horror hit "The Ring." Moodier, scarier and all-around better than original.

"Sin City," (R) ***1/2

Where: 20th Century Twin. Times: Friday, 7:10, 9:50 p.m.; Saturday, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50 p.m.; Sunday, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 7:10 p.m.

Synopsis: A brilliant graphic novel adaptation that imagines a world where men are men, women are prostitutes, and you can't take any of it too seriously.



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